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The Library's Heart
Leslie B. Preddy
The student voice in every community is unique. By valuing the voice of each and every student, family, culture, we strengthen our leadership through the library. Read More
Leap into Reading
Stacey Rattner
Leaping for Mornings
I am not a morning person. And yet, thanks to my library programs, my mornings are always filled with excitement.
Technology Connections
Ida Mae Craddock
Heather Moorefield-Lang
As teachers and librarians, having technology and tools to help us with translating can be incredibly useful. In this month's article we focus on real-time translation tools. 
Adding Friction: How to Design Deliberate Thinking into the Research Process
You've asked students to curate a set of sources – but what are you asking them to do?
Finding Yourself in the Library
Our identities, our assumptions, and our perspectives affect how we interact, communicate, and work with our students and teachers. Who we are also affects our instruction in our classrooms and libraries. We need to understand ourselves better, increase our cultural awareness, and understand the diversity within our schools and communities to improve our library media programs. Read More
There are so many things I wish I'd known and done during the weeks after violence rocked Charlottesville, but there is no state- or Common Core-sanctioned plan for these circumstances. Showing compassion for students, giving them a variety of spaces and opportunities to process and heal, connecting in meaningful ways, and allowing them to feel heard were our most immediate needs. Read More
Dreaming of Change and Resistance
I propose that educators consider the act of dreaming—as we understand—to be a revolutionary act. It is through imagining or dreaming that we create a world better than the one we currently inhabit. Read More
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